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New York, New York, United States of America
JOB #R2103953

Environmental Compliance Inspector

Environmental Compliance Inspectors

Long Island, New York

ICF is seeking Environmental Compliance Inspectors with a strong background in stormwater to support a multi-year project located in Suffolk County, New York. Positions available for full-time and part-time inspectors.

Job DescriptionThe Environmental Compliance Inspectors will monitor construction activities related to construction compliance monitoring for the onshore activities of offshore wind projects. The Environmental Compliance Inspectors will act as a liaison between the ICF project management team and the New York Department of Public Service (DPS) to facilitate compliance with environmental mitigation measures and permit conditions.

What You Will Do

  • Monitoring construction activities, including but not limited to, land/vegetation clearing, access and drainage improvements/installations, installation and maintenance of temporary erosion controls, work involving wetlands, streams, agricultural lands, and restoration activities

  • Organizing and conducting site compliance audit inspections, as described below, for DPS Staff, with the Construction Supervisor, and other Project team personnel

  • In coordination with the ICF Project Manager, processing Environmental Management & Construction Plan (EM&CP) Notices of Change with DPS Staff, coordinating New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and other agencies during regulatory inspections of the Project

  • Additionally, weekly inspections, at a minimum, will be conducted following the onset of construction by the Environmental Compliance Inspector until at least 80 percent revegetation of disturbed areas has occurred (except for winter periods when only monthly inspections may be appropriate). Ground disturbances will be evaluated and re-seeded as necessary to achieve 80 percent cover. The Environmental Compliance Inspector will also inspect plants in containers before planting and at planting locations to verify compliance with local guidelines and requirements. To ensure that any deficiencies noted during initial inspection have been resolved, the Environmental Compliance Inspector will also inspect completed planting and conduct a final inspection at the end of the maintenance period

What You Must Have

  • Previous construction monitoring experience, third party preferred

  • Previous stormwater compliance inspection experience

  • Previous field experience working in similar New York habitats or with similar resources

  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced construction environment

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

  • Strong communication skills with proven ability to work with others

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and regulatory agency staff

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with changing schedules, including the ability to work long hours and weekends

  • Valid Driver’s license

What We’d Like You To Have

  • Qualifications to satisfy those of a Qualified Inspector pursuant to the NYSDEC SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity (GP-0-20-001).

    • licensed Professional Engineer, OR

    • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC), OR

    • New York State Erosion and Sediment Control Certificate Program holder, OR

    • Registered Landscape Architect

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Biology, Wildlife Biology, Environmental Science, or related field, OR

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or related field

  • Project experience working with DPS, NYDEC, and USACE.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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